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Coventry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 June 2015

Wasn't even that cheap! Except the bedsheets and the towels I don't think anyone cleaned the room before! We couldn't close the window which was broken When we arrived the reception was closed (I feel like it was never really open actually!), luckily a woman gave us the code for the door Creepy place perfect for an horror movie! (not...

1Thank Plume123
West Hartlepool, null, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 May 2015

Stayed there last night and it's definitely the dirtiest hotel I've ever stayed in, apart from the bedsheets nothing looked as if it had been cleaned and this place can't own a hoover. Our room had a window that wouldn't shut so a draught all night and the music was blasting out even though we were on the fourth floor....

1Thank Stuart C
Reviewed 27 April 2015 via mobile

Despite being a Tuesday, extremely loud noise/sound system until 2am not 11pm, 63db, walls shook. During the day where I live it's 21db. "Curtains" don't close and used cotton buds with ear wax was on the floor. Staff live there. Soap dispenser didn't work. Peeling walls. No WiFi.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 April 2015

We knew this would be grotty when we booked as it was the cheapest place in central Manchester, and we weren't disappointed. Someone had urinated in the lift quite recently, and none of the staff seemed too bothered about clearing it up. The bathroom was full of black mold and had clearly not been cleaned since the last time someone...

2Thank Louise B
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 January 2015

I can put less then terrible or i would. Never in my life have i been some where so disgusting. The lift literally smelt of dead people, there was blood on our radiator! £45 is not cheap in the grand scheme of things and i wouldnt even pay £20 for this place. I genuinely feared for my health! The carpet...

4Thank 95lana
Reviewed 19 November 2014

Me and my mate used this place for the second time on 8th November whilst in town for a football match. We found the staff in the hotel very polite & friendly and they let us check in early which was very handy as we were in a rush. The bar/club downstairs is perfect for enjoying a few cheap drinks...

4Thank SeanySchema
Sandbach, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 November 2014

After none of the bar staff seemed to understand how to check us in; and seemed genuinely surprised that the hostel even existed we managed to check in to our room. The lift smelt like someone had died in it and the flickering lights would have been more at home on the set of a horror film. In our room...

Thank Lucy B
Reviewed 5 November 2014 via mobile

I Stay for 2 nights on a football weekend, and for the price I payed I expected a little bit rough and ready. Very cheap ! But this place is Grimm ! 8 men squeezed into 1 tiny room, in bunk beds designed for children. The bar was a sticky dirty mess from start to finish. And forget about sleep...

3Thank geordie-best-omagh
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 October 2014

Drank here Saturday and Sunday. Bar staff looked after us very well. Good music Saturday but place was dead on Sunday. Good was good, well priced and arrived quickly. Good venue to watch all your sports on all the TVs they have.

1Thank Johnny123186597
Telford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 September 2014 via mobile

Worse hotel I've ever stayed in, not a good greeting when the carpet is filthy. On arriving into your room, the blinds done close and are all broke, the windows barely close. This place really is faulty towers. The worse hotel I've ever stayed in! Then you use the shower, and the curtain doesn't meet the end so bathroom floods,...

4Thank EdPritchard12

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Walkabout Hotel is a centrally located budget hotel in the heart of Manchester City Centre. Whether you are passing through on your travels around the world, in the city on business or visiting to watch the big game or celebrate a stag or hen night – the Walkabout Hotel welcomes everyone! Each room features an ensuite bathroom and toilet, we have several double, triple and quad sized rooms for parties of various size plus our hostel-style dorm rooms for up to 6 or 8 people make it perfect for those back packers. The hostel is also located about the Walkabout Bar which serves a wide range of Aussie style food and beverages from 12pm every day. The premier venue in Manchester for live sports and open every Friday and Saturday as we bring the biggest party in town until around 3am! We are conveniently located near all of Manchester major entertainment spots, Manchester’s Opera House just across the street and a stone's throw away from the MEN Arena, Manchester Central, the main shopping district, vibrant China Town, the Northern Quarter, Canal Street and a short cab to the famous Curry Mile and Old Trafford, let alone museums, the universities and historical buildings! Room and front door key cards will be provided to each guest so you can come and go as you please. Guests can access free WiFi from Reception and the bar. A lot of our staff are antipodeans or travelers, so feel free to drop into the bar and ask for their tips on places to go and things to see! Please Note: - We are an over 18’s venue and no children are allowed in the hotel or bar side of the business. Photo ID is required on arrival from each guest checking in. All rooms are non-smoking. Noise may be heard from the attached bars until they close – typically 12am Sun-Thurs and 3am on Friday & Saturday nights. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Walkabout Inn

Address: 13 Quay Street, Manchester M3 3HN, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Greater Manchester > Manchester
Price Range: $25 - $85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 20
Also Known As:
Walkabout Hotel Manchester
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“please do not choose any room in this hostel, if you want to stay healthy and conscious”
  • dirty carpet
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  • missing door handle
  • mold in the bathroom
  • toilet not working and choked up
  • choked up ventilator
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 of 5 bubbles 622jakubk, 4 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Stay at The Hilton instead!”
 of 5 bubbles 176stuartc, 17 May 2015 | Read review
“Don't use the lift”
 of 5 bubbles louisebI1082UW, 26 Apr 2015 | Read review
“If you're playing music on your phone, the bin in the bathroom when emptied makes a very handy 'speaker' if you put it on its side and put your phone in it.”
 of 5 bubbles SeanySchema, 19 Nov 2014 | Read review
“Don't get any room, just don't go!”
 of 5 bubbles chiarau2014, 30 Jan 2014 | Read review
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